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Japanese wedding kimono and accessories

Posted: Thu May 10, 2018 9:07 am
by sofiya
Japanese wedding wig and headdress. These traditional pieces are unique and authentic-looking.
Unlike most wigs, that are usually floppy and soft, this one is rock solid. Japanese brides say that it feels like wearing a helmet, but at the same time, it’s actually not that uncomfortable.
The headpiece is called "wataboshi," which literally means cotton hat. Before becoming a headdress for weddings, the "wataboshi" was actually just a warm winter hat. With a custom to cover the bride’s face for only the groom to see until after ceremony, the "wataboshi" with its large shape became a part of the wedding kimono.
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